Jackal Hut

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Located at tree line in an area used by 10th Mountain troops during their war training in the 1940s, Jackal Hut has good nearby skiing and terrific views of several stunning 14,000-foot peaks in the Sawatch and the Elk Range. It sits just off the top of a bald knob and the views cannot be overstated. The hut was built with money donated by Jack Schuss and Al Zesiger, two strong supporters of 10th Mountain (the name is an eponymous combo of Jack-Al).

Layout and capacity: Upstairs: 1 room with a double bed, 1 room with 4 single beds, and 10 single beds in a communal sleeping area. Capacity 16.

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Sugar Lips Powdered sugar and cinnamon mini donuts rock!
JJ's Rocky Mountain Tavern Make sure you come when Moe is playing!
Quincy's Steak & Spirits Try the prime rib... It's great.
Tennesse Pass Cafe The Melanzana Rolls are AMAZING!! Do yourself a favor and indulge! Mmmmmmm....
High Mountain Pies The San Luis is really excellent!
115 W 4th St, Leadville CO — (719) 486-5555
The Grill Bar & Cafe Recomendable el Banana Taco
715 Elm St, Leadville CO — (719) 486-9930
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina Show your Dew Tour pass and get 10% off total food bill, $5 Azul 100% Agave Margarita’s
Blue Moose Remember, cash only here!
Empire Burger One of the best places to eat in Breckenridge! Try it all.. GO.
Park & Main Zucchini parm, salt and pepper sweet potato, croque madame, beet sliders--all ridiculously good.
Crepes a la Cart Nutella, bananas and strawberries? Yes, please.
Rita's Killer margaritas, cheap eats.
FlipSide Turkey burger, bison burger, truffle fries
Crown Cafe Cute cafe, great coffee and Abbie is so nice!
Mary's Mountain Cookies The C.O.W cookie is amazing. Definitely do the buy 6 get 2 free deal it's totally worth it.
Duggan's Deli This place is awesome!
Downstairs at Eric's Best Pizza in town. Eat up
Columbine Cafe Bacon is ridiculous.
109 S Main, Breckenridge CO — (970) 547-4474

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